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Definitions of surface:
  • noun:   the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
    Example: "There is a special cleaner for these surfaces"
  • noun:   a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something
    Example: "It was not what it appeared to be on the surface"
  • noun:   the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
    Example: "They skimmed over the surface of the water"
  • noun:   the outermost level of the land or sea
    Example: "Earthquakes originate far below the surface"
  • noun:   information that has become public
    Example: "The facts had been brought to the surface"
  • noun:   a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight
  • verb:   come to the surface
  • verb:   put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface
  • verb:   appear or become visible; make a showing
    Example: "I hope the list key is going to surface again"
  • adjective:   on the surface
    Example: "Surface materials of the moon"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #7119)

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